A Method for Determining O2 and CO2 from Test Subjects Wearing Scuba Diving Equipment under Water.
NAVY CLOTHING AND TEXTILE RESEARCH UNIT NATICK MASS
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A method is described for determining oxygen consumption for indirect calorimetric calculation of metabolic changes for men under water while using standard SCUBA diving equipment. Carbon dioxide is also measured and the respiratory quotient RQ obtained gives credence to the assumption that measurements are valid. Mean RQ from 178 measurements was 0.8346 plus or minus a standard error of the mean of .0062. Author
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